Somervell County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Somervell County, Texas (Map It) was created on March 13, 1875 from Hood County. This county was named for Alexander Somervell, a soldier in the Texas Revolution and leader of the Somervell Expedition.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Somervell County is bordered by Hood County (north), Johnson County (east), Bosque County (south), Erath County (west).

Somervell County Cities and Towns include Glen Rose.. A Map of Somervell County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Somervell County, Texas Courthouse Records

Somervell County, Texas Courthouse
Somervell County, TX Courthouse

The Somervell County Courthouse is located in Glen Rose, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Somervell county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Courthouse and many, if not all, court records were destroyed by fire in February 1893.

  • Somervell County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1860 for Birth; 1903 for death, Marriage Records from 1885, Land Records from 1875, Probate Records from 1875 and Court Records from 1875. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Somervell County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

Somervell County, Texas Census Records

Somervell County, Texas Vital Records

Somervell County, Texas Resources

Somervell County, Texas External Links

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